High Cholesterol Centre

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FAQs

Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like, waxy substance found in the bloodstream and in all your body’s cells. It’s normal to have cholesterol and it’s an important part of a healthy body because it is used for producing cell membranes and some hormones. It also serves other needed bodily functions. But too much cholesterol in the blood is a major risk for coronary heart disease (which leads to heart attack) and for stroke. Hypercholesterolaemia is the medical term for high levels of blood cholesterol.

How to eat for better eyesight.

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Eat together to improve family wellness.

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Caring Families

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Consumer Tip

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Consumer tip

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Caring families

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Humour and laughter in the workplace

A company that has fun, where employees put cartoons on the wall and celebrate, is spirited, creative, and usually profitable" (David Baum). The sound of a belly laugh is far [...]

Ten habits of highly happy people

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A smile a day keeps the doctor away

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Consumer tip

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Caring families

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